We hope to find the answer to this perplexing question when ArtWeek opens across Massachusetts with a ten-day event, encompassing one-thousand venues, held in over 70 cities and towns, and supported by nearly $2.5 million of in-kind media advertising and editorial support.
Other than this small feat, the organization, and its partners intend to entice hundreds of thousands of people to get up, get out, and take the opportunity to explore and create.
The eminent and desirable South Coast of Massachusetts, with its pristine ocean, scenic outlooks—positioned along the coastline, and its rolling fields spreading across the countryside, remains the most enchanting locality for a person, couple, or family in search of a unique home. And whether it will serve as a primary residence or a luxurious summer retreat, it’s a place worth discovering.
By Natalie Miller
Volvo Ocean Race to Stop in Newport
A few hundred or so miles off the coast of southeast Brazil, nearly 100 men and women are racing toward their dream —sailing 45,000 nautical miles around the world.
Sailors from all over the globe train for years, even decades, to try to win the storied Volvo Ocean Race, which takes crew members across four oceans, six continents, and 12 landmark host cities in an eight-month, leg-by-leg, all-out, around-the-clock ocean marathon through the world’s toughest waters.
Bristol County Savings Bank opens its doors at the New Bedford Seaport with an impressive restoration
New Bedford Seaport Welcomes Bristol County Savings Bank to a New Home
The Candleworks building, circa 1810, located across from the New Bedford Harbor, is now home to Bristol County Savings Bank (BCSB), which was founded in 1846. One of three locations in New Bedford, this newly opened branch is the gem in its collection.
The building, which housed a factory that made candles from whale oil, has been transformed into bank offices atop a restaurant that has also opened recently. This new location has already begun to play an important role in New Bedford’s renaissance.
Housed at 70 North Water Street, alongside the cobblestones where whalers and sailors walked the history-worn streets—to and from the sea—the newly renovated offices are best described as works of art by any and all measurements.
Mechanics Cooperative Bank has been selected to participate in the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s, (FHLB), Equity Builder Program, which assists homebuyers with down-payment and closing costs, as well as counseling and rehabilitation assistance.
FHLB is a cooperatively-owned wholesale bank for housing finance in the six New England states. Its mission is to provide highly reliable wholesale funding and liquidity to its member financial institutions in New England.
The Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF), marks its 50th anniversary with two special exhibitions; Designing for Doris: David Webb Jewelry and Newport’s Architectural Gems, and To Preserve and Restore: Newport Restoration at 50.
The two programs—running simultaneously—a first for the organization, will be open to the public during their regular season; until November 11, 2018.
You may recall last month we published a feature entitled, A Tale of Love and Lottery. It was a historical account of the Hearthside House Museum located in Lincoln, Rhode Island.
Fascinated by what we learned, but still curious, we sent staffers to visit the home and attend an event called Legendary Love—A Luxurious Evening of Chocolate & Wine at the House Love Built.
XOXO Tantalizes Enthusiastic Crowds at Bristol Community College’s 11th Cake Show & Competition.
The Silver City Galleria was abuzz on April 7–8, when culinary aficionados, pastry students, and others came together to celebrate a specialized craft that everyone can enjoy—cake design.
And, while most of us love these fancy and delicious desserts, the event was more about the art-form and the development of a finished product.
Through the combination of concept and strategy plus milk, eggs, and lots of sugar, many of the artists found success.